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" Idler, and love to give my judgment, such as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of thinking; and I am of opinion, that if a man has not those perceptions right, it will be vain for him to endeavour to supply their place by rules,... "
The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ; Late President of the Royal ... - Page 222
by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Thomas Gray - 1809
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...own part, I profefs myfelf an Idler ^ and love to give my judgment, fuch as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of thinking; and I am of opinion, that if a man has not thofe perceptions right, it will be vain for him to endeavour to fupply their place by rules, which...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...own part, I profefs myfelf an Idler, and love to give my judgment, fuch as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of thinking; and I am of opinion, that if a man has not thofe perceptions right, it will be vain for him to endeavour to fupply their place by rules, which...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...opinion, that if a man has not thofe perceptions right, it will be vain for him to endeavour to fupply their place by rules, which may enable him to talk more learnedly, but not to diftinguifh more acutely. Another reafon which has leflened my affection for the ftudy of criticifm...
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

English literature - 1803
...my part, I profess myself an Idler, and love to give my judgment, such as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of thinking ; and...a man has not those perceptions right, it will be in vain for him to endeavour to supply their place By rules ; which may enable him to talk more learnedly,...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 6

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1814
...out- cf the reach of ruins : so that, as 'he addt, if a man has not correct perceptions, it will be in vain for him to endeavour to supply their place by rules, which, though they may certainly enable him to talk more learnedly, will never teach him to distinguish more...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Kt. Late President of the Royal ...

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone, Joseph Farington, Charles-Alphonse Dufresnoy - Art, English - 1819
...own part, I profess myself an Idler, and love to give my judgement, such as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of thinking; and...place by rules; which may enable him to talk more learn, edly, but not to distinguish more acutely. Another reason which has lessened my affection for...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Idler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...own part, I profess myself an Idler, and love to give my judgment, such as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of thinking ; and...lessened my affection for the study of criticism is, that critics, so far as I have observed, debar themselves from receiving any pleasure from the polite arts,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...own part, I profess myself an Idler, and lore to give my judgment, such as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without. much fatigue of thinking ; and...lessened my affection for the study of criticism is, that critics, so far as I have observed, debar themselves from receiving any pleasure from the polite arts,...
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Idler

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...own part I profess myself an Idler, and love to give my judgment, such as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of thinking; and...lessened my affection for the study of criticism is, that critics, so far as I have observed, debar themselves from receiving any pleasure from the polite arts,...
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The British essayists: with prefaces biographical, historical ..., Volumes 33-34

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...own part I profess myself an Idler, and love to give my judgment, such as it is, from my immediate perceptions, without much fatigue of thinking ; and...lessened my affection for the study of criticism is, that critics, so far as I have observed, debar themselves from receiving any pleasure from the polite arts,...
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